Despite being convicted of war crimes, the “butcher of Bosnia” continues to be celebrated as a war hero by officials and youth in Serbia and beyond.
The verdict by five judges at the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals is final and cannot be appealed any further.
Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic returned to a United Nations court to appeal his 2017 conviction for genocide and crimes against humanity during the Yugoslav Wars.
As Bosnia marks the 24th anniversary of the gut-wrenching massacre, here's a quick recap on how the Bosnian Serb forces took Dutch peacekeeping forces hostage in July 1995 and killed more than 8,000 people over the following days.
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